There are 6 ways to get from Embarcadero to Berkeley by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

BART  •  24 min

  1. Take the BART from Embarcadero to Downtown Berkeley Richmond - Daly City/Millbrae

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Transbay Temp Terminal to Shattuck Av:University Av F / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Embarcadero to Berkeley 12.1 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Embarcadero to Berkeley 12.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Embarcadero to Berkeley 12.1 miles

$19 - $25

Bikeshare  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Cycle from San Francisco Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza) to Mlk Jr Way At University Ave 12.6 miles

What companies run services between Embarcadero, CA, USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

AC Transit operates a bus from Embarcadero to Berkeley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Embarcadero to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
AC Transit
Website
actransit.org
Bus from Transbay Temp Terminal to Shattuck Av:University Av
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
actransit.org
Book at
actransit.org
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Embarcadero to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $75
ASSIST
$19 - $25
uberX
$19 - $25
WAV
$19 - $25
uberXL
$30 - $40
SELECT
$40 - $60
BLACK
$55 - $70
SUV
$65 - $85
Ford GoBike
Website
gbfs.fordgobike.com
Bike from San Francisco Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza) to Mlk Jr Way At University Ave
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Embarcadero to Berkeley
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
https://www.sfmta.com/
Website
sfmta.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 415.333.3333
Website
yellowcabsf.com
Taxi Bay Area
Phone
+1 408-541-1515
Website
taxibayarea.com
SF Green Cab
Phone
+1 415-626-4733
Website
greencabsf.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Embarcadero to Berkeley?

The distance between Embarcadero and Berkeley is 14 km. The road distance is 19 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Embarcadero to Berkeley?

The cheapest way to get from Embarcadero to Berkeley is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Embarcadero to Berkeley?

The quickest way to get from Embarcadero to Berkeley is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $70 - $85.

Is there a direct bus between Embarcadero and Berkeley?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Transbay Temp Terminal and arriving at Shattuck Av:University Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Embarcadero to Berkeley?

The BART from Embarcadero to Downtown Berkeley takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.